Study outlines impact of tsunami on the Columbia River

OSU engineers have created some of the most precise studies yet done of the impact of a major tsunami on the Columbia River, and how far inland flooding might occur.

OSU professor elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Gabor Temes, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Oregon State University, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

Wave energy integration costs should compare favorably to other energy sources

Wave energy should be able to be integrated into  the overall energy grid fairly effectively, and at less cost than wind energy, a new analysis suggests.

New type of semiconductor could change face of consumer electronics

Transparent electronic materials originally developed at OSU are now about to enter mainstream commercial use in a wide range of products.

Atmospheric carbon dioxide used for energy storage products

OSU researchers have found a way to make high-tech electronic materials out of a resource we have too much of - atmospheric carbon dioxide.

Matched "hybrid" systems may hold key to wider use of renewable energy

Alternative energy systems might be more cost effective if they can be matched with one another to provide a more steady and dependable flow of electricity, a new report suggests.

New technology may speed up, build awareness of landslide risks

A new way to use lidar technology could revolutionize the understanding of landslides around the world, and reveal them in some areas to be far more pervasive than ever before understood.

New advance in cryopreservation could change management of world blood supplies

OSU engineers have identified a way to speed up the processing of frozen blood, which may have significant impacts on management of the world blood supply.

Running robots of future may learn from world's best two-legged runners: birds

The best bipedal runners in the world may be birds, and OSU researchers are studying them to make better robots.

Rivers recover natural conditions quickly following dam removal

Rivers can quickly return to their natural state, both physically and biologically, following removal of dams, a new study shows.